Three Arrested After Search Of A Home In North Vernon

Posted On October 11, 2017

Three people were arrested Monday night in North Vernon after police served a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Laurel Street. Sgt. Andrew Richmond, spokesman for the North Vernon Police Department, says that the warrant was executed at about 8:15 p.m. after he, Officer Anthony Bagby and Officer Shane Trepanier received detailed information of a recent drug transaction at the home.

Richmond says that a search of the home resulted in officers seizing about five grams of heroin, about one-half gram of meth, multiple syringes, several glass smoking pipes, three sets of digital scales, multiple small plastic bags, multiple medication bottles containing controlled medications not matching the labels and $448 cash.

Arrested were:

Shey M. Richardson, 25, of North Vernon
1. Dealing in a controlled substance Level 4 felony
2. Possession of a controlled substance Level 6 felony
3. Possession of methamphetamine Level 6 felony
4. Maintaining a common nuisance Level 6 felony
5. Possession of a syringe Level 6 felony
6. Legend drug violation Level 6 felony
7. Possession of paraphernalia A misdemeanor
8. Possession of marijuana B misdemeanor

Zachary Perry, 26, of North Vernon
1. Visiting a common nuisance B misdemeanor

Alicia A. Jones, 23, of North Vernon
1. Visiting a common nuisance B misdemeanor

North Vernon Police are thanking deputies from the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department for their help in this case.